World Rugby has cancelled All Blacks' clash against Italy on Saturday.

The game, set to played in Toyota on Saturday, was canned due to the looming Typhoon Hagibis bearing down on Japan by World Rugby in a decision announced at 4.00pm.

ANZ Sports Scene: Steve Hansen and Kieran Read weigh in after games were cancelled due to typhoon warnings. English coach Eddie Jones voices disappointment about the cancelled game with France. Video / Mark Mitchell / AP
ANZ Sports Scene: Steve Hansen and Kieran Read weigh in after games were cancelled due to typhoon warnings. English coach Eddie Jones voices disappointment about the cancelled game with France. Video / Mark Mitchell / AP